It’s time for the favourite anime season for fans everywhere, Summer! This particular season has a history of releasing the best titles of the year, so I’m sure many are hyped for what the new season has to offer.
If you’re indecisive on what to watch, not to fear — we have you covered! Without further ado, here are our picks for the best sequel and non-sequel anime to watch this Summer 2021.
Upcoming Anime Sequels
Kobayashi-san Chi no Maidragon S
Your favourite quirky Dragon Maid is making a come back on 8 July! It was a huge hit when it first aired back in 2017 and many fans were hoping to see a second season. This time, Kobayashi-san Chi no Maidragon S will offer even more cute, comedic, and sometimes chaotic scenarios for you at home. While enjoying their laid-back pace of life, a new mysterious threat will soon come to interrupt their peace. Let’s hope this season will not disappoint!
Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta… X
The popular series, Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta or HameFura for short is back with Season 2! The story revolves around Katarina, a high school girl who was isekai’d into a video game, not as the heroine but as the main villain.
In the first season, she tried her best to avoid all the bad endings and to her surprise, she succeeded! She also befriended a close group of friends. This season, Katarina will officially start off her journey with no prior knowledge of what’s waiting for her ahead. Will she be able to continue her legacy of success, or will it lead to a catastrophic bad end? Find out on 3 July!
100-man no Inochi no Ue ni Ore wa Tatteiru 2
Yet another isekai series making a comeback, fans of 100-man no Inochi no Ue ni Ore wa Tatteiru are undoubtly excited to see what it has to offer. A short recap of the first season, its story starts with Yuusuke Yotsuya being transported to a peculiar and unknown world along with his classmates Iu Shindou and Kusue Hakozaki.
Together, they are forced to complete time-limited quests set by the Game Master to survive in this world inhabited by mythological creatures. While his friends receive fantasy-like roles, Yotsuya was randomly given the role of a farmer. It’s interesting to see what season 2 has in store for us!
New Anime Series
Tantei wa mou, Shindeiru
Recently, anime inspired by the detective themes have been on the rise. Tantei wa mou, Shindeiru is one of the latter! The story starts with Kimihiko Kimizuka, a high school student who attracts trouble no matter the time and place.
With this unique talent, he fought alongside a young girl named Siesta in a secret war against an organisation of pseudo-humans, but sadly, she passed away at young age. After the unfortunate incident, Kimizuka spends a peaceful year while maintaining a low profile. This is up until he meets someone strikingly similar to his ex-partner, who will soon bring trouble into his life again. Find out more on 4 July!
Genjitsu Shugi Yuusha no Oukoku Saikenki
Isekai fans rejoice as we have another isekai anime on the list! Genjitsu Shugi Yuusha no Oukoku Saikenki is a story about Kazuya Souma who is teleported to another world, only to find himself on the throne as the country’s head, as well as being engaged to the former king’s daughter. Instead of the usual adventurer’s life that we see most isekai series take, Kazuya’s task is to reform the country in terms of its administration by gathering talented people. Let’s see how he takes on this unconventional route!
Vanitas no Carte
Vanitas no Carte is another fantasy series airing on 3 July. Based on the manga of the same title, the anime is focused on vampires who are on the brink of extinction and the ‘Book of Vanitas’, a book said to be capable of placing a curse on all vampires.
The story is set in France during the nineteenth-century following Noé, a young vampire who is travelling to Paris in search of the ‘Book of Vanitas’. During his travels, he will encounter a human doctor named Vanitas who is in possession of the very same book If you’re interested in what happens next, be sure to check out this series！
Note: This anime will be split into 2-cour series, and will continue its second half in the Fall 2021 season.
Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken 2nd Season Part 2
Last but not least, we have a special mention! Yes, Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken has returned this summer after a short season’s break. The series has successfully captured the hearts of many anime fans out there and it’s no wonder that it is among the top picks of Summer 2021. I’m sure many fans are excited to experience what part 2 of the second season has in store for them. Stay tuned on 6 July to find out!
And there you have it, our top anime picks for Summer 2021! What will you be watching this season? Let us know in the comments, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Youtube for more content like this.